Quality events for this weekend
Friday August 23
Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.
Aries Spears at Albany Funny Bone: Stand-up comedy.
Felix Pastorius & Hipster Assassins at the Egg Performing Arts Center: Jaco Pastorius’ son. Jazz.
Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA: Vocal ensemble.
Neighborhoood & Electric Turtle at The Low Beat: Americana/folk.
Catharsis 2: Electric Bluegaloo at The Hangar: Dance party.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday August 24
Washington Park Farmer’s Market: Albany’s newest farmer’s market.
Blackout Creative Arts Festival at Jennings Landing: Vendors, music, games, performances and more.
Hidden Colors 5 at Youth FX: Latest documentary by Tariq Nasheed.
Jules Olson, Belle-Skinner, Honey Slider at Parish Public House: Jazz/soul/pop.
Surfer Blood, Nightmares For A Week, Marlboro at BSP Kingston: Surf rock/indie/pop.
Cha Wa at MASS MoCA: Funk.
Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Featuring Adrienne Iapalucci.
90s Dance Party at Fuze Box: Playing the classics.
Scorpia at Lost & Found: Underground dance music.
90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party!
Sunday August 25
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.
Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.
Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.
The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.
Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.
Did I miss something? Please let me know!